Bahrain player Sayed Baqer appears to make a racist gesture towards Hong Kong supporters following their World Cup qualifier. Photo: Twitter/@pjrydo

Fifa opens disciplinary proceedings against Bahrain player who aimed ‘slant-eye’ gesture at Hong Kong supporters after World Cup qualifier

  • Fifa confirms proceedings have been opened against Sayed Baqer
  • Bahraini player made gesture following goalless draw in Hong Kong last week
Topic |   Fifa

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Bahrain player Sayed Baqer appears to make a racist gesture towards Hong Kong supporters following their World Cup qualifier. Photo: Twitter/@pjrydo
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Andrew McNicol

Andrew McNicol

Andrew McNicol is a sports writer with a particular interest in football, rugby and mixed martial arts. He also enjoys covering local athletes and niche sports in the region. He first joined the Post as a sub-editor for Young Post before moving to the Sport desk.